[openstack-dev] [Horizon] Separate horizon and openstack_dashboard

Jiri Tomasek jtomasek at redhat.com
Tue Nov 11 08:30:56 UTC 2014

On 11/10/2014 12:19 PM, Matthias Runge wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 30, 2014 at 01:13:48PM +0100, Matthias Runge wrote:
>> Hi,
>> tl;dr: how to progreed in separating horizon and openstack_dashboard
>> About a year ago now we agreed, it makes sense to separate horizon and
>> openstack_dashboard.
> At the past summit, we discussed this again. Currently, our repo
> contains two directories: horizon and openstack_dashboard, they both
> will need new names.
> We discussed a renaming in the past; the former consensus was:
> rename horizon to horizon_lib and
> rename openstack_dashboard to horizon.
> IMHO that doesn't make any sense and will confuse people a lot. I
> wouldn't object to rename horizon to horizon_lib, although any other
> name, e.g django-horizon should be fine as well.
> openstack_dashboard is our official name; people from outside refer to
> the Dashboard as Horizon, why not rename to openstack_horizon here?
> Thoughts? Opinions? Suggestions?

 From what was discussed on contributors meetup, keeping the names 
'horizon' for the lib (framework) and 'openstack_dashboard' for 
dashboard seemed most convenient. And I happen to aggree with that.


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